» 10/27/2005, 00.00
Beijing expects "facts" not "words" from the Vatican
China goes back to closing itself in on traditional positions in its relations with the Holy See. Academy of Social Sciences: "Beijing fears that Catholics will follow the Pope more than the government".
30/11/2005 VATICAN - CHINA
Nuns beaten in Xian and arrested priests: the Holy See releases a statement
21/04/2005 china - vatican
The smoke screen of China's preconditions for relations with the Holy See
China requests to pope Benedict XVI, to cut relations with Taiwan and not interfere in its internal affairs are simply a diplomatic blunder.
04/08/2016 07:00:00 CHINA - VATICAN
Card. Tong: Communion of the Church in China with the Universal Church
Card. John Tong, bishop of Hong Kong, gives an in-depth explanation of the Holy See’s reasons for continuing dialogue with Beijing: to ensure greater religious freedom to the Catholic communities; re-establish unofficial and imprisoned bishops; reinstate illicit bishops. The Letter of Pope Benedict XVI is "absolutely valid."
19/10/2005 CHINA VATICAN
A new Chinese bishop consecrated with Vatican approval
08/01/2007 VATICAN - CHINA
Card. Zen: “No openings for religious freedom in China”
Speaking to AsiaNews about the address of Benedict XVI to the diplomatic corps, the bishop of Hong Kong said the pope expressed “the desire for religious freedom, a good that should not be feared.” Commenting on the pope’s angelus address on 26 December, Cardinal Zen recalled the pope’s nearness to the suffering of the unofficial church and stressed that martyrdom is a glorious act laden with meaning.
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